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Bangala Barbed Spear Tip Currency Congo African Art

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Title Bangala Barbed Spear Tip Currency Congo African Art
Type of Object Currency, weapon
Country of Origin DR Congo
People Nkutsu or Jonga
Materials Iron
Approximate Age 19th -20th century
Height (in) 16.25
Width (in) 6.75
Dimensions Height: 16.25 Inches
Width: 6.75 Inches
Overall Condition Fair to Good. Most of our pieces have spent decades on at least two continents, and have been treasured by several owners.   Small splits, scrapes and cracks are a normal part of their patina attesting to their age and extensive use.  We examine each piece carefully when we receive it and report any damage we find in our listings.  Please look carefully at the pictures which may also reveal condition and damage.
Damage/Repair Rusting surface; see pictures for detail.

Additional Information: A Bangala speartip currency from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa.

Identification from the Hamill Hallery's 2003 cxurrency exhibit catalog.